06/26/2014 12:51amRoyal Philips NV and Salesforce.com say they are jointly developing a software platform for medical services.
06/26/2014 1:20amDozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state's most populous county while en route to refineries across the country.
06/26/2014 4:20amThe head and co-founder of one of Albania's biggest private banks was shot dead Thursday in the capital, police said.
06/26/2014 5:10amHighways will be packed once again this July Fourth weekend, with 41 million Americans expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.
06/26/2014 5:20amGoogle has begun deleting some search results at the request of its users, following a court ruling that European Union citizens have a right to ask for the removal of embarrassing personal information that pops up on a search of their names.
06/26/2014 5:31amCan Britain avoid bubble trouble in its economy?
06/26/2014 6:00amAlcoa is delving deeper into the aerospace industry, spending nearly $3 billion to acquire the British jet engine component company Firth Rixson.
06/26/2014 6:20amAs the television-over-the-Internet service Aereo squared off against broadcasters over copyright claims in the Supreme Court, a similar startup called FilmOn stood on the sidelines.
06/26/2014 6:20amThe Netherlands' air safety agency says it has detected a glitch that can cause airplane autopilot systems to respond in a dangerous way when a plane is attempting a steeper than normal landing approach.
06/26/2014 6:40amApplications for US unemployment benefits dipped last week, latest sign of scant layoffs.
06/26/2014 6:50amDazzling special effects, Optimus Prime ... and Beijing. The latest "Transformers" movie has all three, mixing Texas-based action with scenes in China's capital and a heavy dose of Hong Kong in an attempt to straddle the world's two biggest movie-going audiences.
06/26/2014 6:50amTobacco use soon will be prohibited at University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center's campuses.
06/26/2014 7:00amThe number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week, the latest evidence that a sharp economic slowdown earlier this year hasn't caused employers to cut jobs.
06/26/2014 7:40amInvestigators believe the missing Malaysia Airlines plane flew on autopilot for hours before crashing into a remote part of the Indian Ocean, Australian officials said Thursday as they announced another shift in the search area for the jet.
06/26/2014 8:01amStocks are opening lower on Wall Street as traders were unimpressed by the latest positive sign on the job market.
06/26/2014 8:01amThe government says American consumers stepped up their spending by a modest two-tenths of one percent last month. It's a weaker-than-expected performance, and it's causing economists to say there will probably be less of a rebound in economic growth than they had anticipated during the current quarter.
06/26/2014 8:11amU.S. consumers boosted their spending only modestly in May, a disappointment to economists who said the weaker-than-expected gain will likely mean a lesser economic rebound in the April-June quarter than many had envisioned.
06/26/2014 8:11amThe U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.
06/26/2014 8:21amTuition will increase and the basketball program will remain at South Carolina State University, which has been battling financial problems.
06/26/2014 8:31amThe Czech brewery Budvar says a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision preventing its rival Anheuser-Busch InBev from registering its beer under the Budweiser name in the country.
06/26/2014 8:50amThe German government is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications, officials said Thursday.
06/26/2014 9:01amAverage U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, hovering near historically low levels.
06/26/2014 9:01amGrain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
06/26/2014 9:10amWanted: Spymaster. Discretion an asset.
06/26/2014 9:21amMost parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?
06/26/2014 9:31amNew York state's highest court refused to reinstate New York City's ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city's health department overstepped its bounds when it approved a cap on sugary beverages.
06/26/2014 9:51amAlready grappling with street protests led by the right, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is facing a new threat from an unlikely place: old-school leftists who accuse him of betraying the socialist legacy that carried him to power.
06/26/2014 10:01amStocks are moving lower on Wall Street, led by a decline in banks.
06/26/2014 10:01amQuinton Bailey is tight-lipped about the day he smoked his first cigarette.
06/26/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
06/26/2014 11:21amImagine a low-cost treatment for a life-threatening infection that could cure up to 90 percent of patients with minimal side effects, often in a few days.
06/26/2014 11:41amA key Senate panel Thursday gave swift bipartisan approval to a $47 billion budget for the Department of Homeland Security, boosting funding to cope with an influx of Central American children who arrive in the U.S. unaccompanied by their parents.
06/26/2014 12:01pmShortly before a recently scheduled hike in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Peter Tremayne called to change plans.
06/26/2014 12:11pmA giant food service company unexpectedly reversed course Thursday after bumping thousands of college cafeteria workers from its health plan earlier this year and pointing a finger at President Barack Obama's overhaul.
06/26/2014 12:31pmIn a story June 24 about an investigation into the $1 billion Pulaski Skyway project, The Associated Press erroneously reported which media outlet first reported the investigation. Bloomberg, The Record and The New York Times all reported on the investigation on April 12.
06/26/2014 12:31pmGood thing she doesn't need a password to get into heaven. That's what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she's had to create to access her various online accounts.
06/26/2014 12:51pmMany political battles are ugly — but toss in 28 nations, high unemployment, angry voters and a skeptical Britain and the fight over who will be the European Union's next chief executive may have profound consequences.
06/26/2014 12:51pmWant to reduce the effects of aging? Try oil.
06/26/2014 12:51pmTrudging through a densely planted patch of birch trees in spitting rain, Ronald Mahoney spotted one more. He yanked the chain saw into action, sawed a V-shaped wedge into the trunk and finished it off with a clean cut from the opposite side.
06/26/2014 1:21pmFormer News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Thursday she is innocent of phone hacking and other crimes and feels vindicated by a jury's unanimous decision to acquit her.
06/26/2014 1:31pmMore than $134 million in piecemeal funding that Gov. Bobby Jindal and lawmakers used to balance this year's budget has yet to arrive in the state treasury, with the end of the fiscal year only days away.
06/26/2014 1:31pmCrude oil futures prices ended lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade fell 66 cents -- closing at $105.84 a barrel.
06/26/2014 1:31pmThe U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.
06/26/2014 1:41pmWall Street has a taste for adventure.
06/26/2014 1:41pmThe June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1316.40 an ounce -- down $5.80.
06/26/2014 2:01pmSeveral members of California's congressional delegation are pushing to name a new post office after the late actress Marilyn Monroe.
06/26/2014 2:11pmChinese e-commerce company Alibaba will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
06/26/2014 2:21pmStocks are closing lower on Wall Street, with banks posting some of the biggest declines.
06/26/2014 2:31pmBig sodas can stay on the menu in the Big Apple after New York state's highest court refused Thursday to reinstate the city's first-of-its-kind size limit on sugary drinks. But city officials suggested they might be willing to revisit the supersize-soda ban.
06/26/2014 2:34pmArgentina's government said on Thursday that it has begun to process the next payment it owes on its restructured bonds.
06/26/2014 2:41pmBanks and other financial firms tugged the stock market slightly lower Thursday as a mixed batch of economic reports and earnings results gave investors little reason to push the market up.
06/26/2014 3:11pmThe Obama administration said Thursday it wants most of the 8 million Americans already signed up for coverage under the health care law to be able to renew their coverage easily.
06/26/2014 3:11pmDuPont is cutting its profit forecast because of weaker sales of corn seeds.
06/26/2014 3:21pmThe University of Notre Dame and General Electric Co. announced plans Thursday to work together to build a $36 million research and test facility with the goal of making better massive gas turbines used by aircraft, power plants and the oil and gas industry.
06/26/2014 3:21pmA dozen U.S. senators, all Democrats, are pushing Corinthian Colleges Inc. to stop accepting new students in a letter to the Department of Education.
06/26/2014 3:21pmThe Internal Revenue Service announced a voluntary program Thursday to certify paid tax preparers who complete annual training and pass a test.
06/26/2014 3:41pmState officials on Thursday accused FedEx Ground Package System of violating California's hazardous waste laws since 2008 by failing to properly handle broken or leaking packages containing harmful materials.
06/26/2014 3:51pmNike's fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 5 percent as higher revenue in most geographic regions offset heavy investments in marketing for the World Cup soccer tournament.
06/26/2014 4:11pmMatt Lauer has responded to criticism for asking General Motors CEO Mary Barra if she can be both a good parent and a good executive by saying he'd have asked a male CEO the same question.
06/26/2014 4:21pmA number of analysts are predicting that General Motors' June U.S. sales will underperform the overall auto industry, putting the company in danger of losing market share at a critical time.
06/26/2014 4:22pmU.S. health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces that can help some disabled people walk again.
06/26/2014 4:31pmDaniel Edwards' shorts were still dripping when I ran into him on the high ochre cliffs that tower above Belt Creek. Edwards, along with friends Stephen Hicks and Jasmine Helm, took a break from their jobs at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls to go for a swim at Sluice Boxes State Park.
06/26/2014 4:31pmFederal authorities ordered a Las Vegas food distributor to recall almost 15,000 pounds of misbranded raw pork nugget product shipped since January to southern Nevada hotels, restaurants and other eateries.
06/26/2014 4:42pmMost state agencies in Oklahoma will receive a .12 percent budget cut for the upcoming fiscal year to make up for a legislative decision that was ruled unconstitutional by the state's attorney general, a state budget panel decided Thursday.
06/26/2014 4:42pmAircraft maker Sikorsky said Thursday it received a $1.28 billion contract to build a new combat rescue helicopter for the Air Force.
06/26/2014 4:51pmThe Obama administration is extending for another year a program aimed at helping people struggling to avoid foreclosure on their homes, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday.
06/26/2014 5:01pmNorth Carolina senators were not persuaded Thursday to accept Medicaid spending numbers for the coming year from Gov. Pat McCrory's administration after hearing a two-hour presentation led by State Budget Director Art Pope.
06/26/2014 5:11pmFederal health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces that can help some disabled people walk again.
06/26/2014 5:21pmPhilip Morris International Inc. is hoping to capitalize on the growing appetite for alternatives to traditional smokes like e-cigarettes with a new Marlboro-branded product that heats tobacco rather than burning it.
06/26/2014 5:21pmGeneral Motors Co. is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated.
06/26/2014 5:30pmVermont legal advocates are at odds with state officials over language in new health care rules that they believe could exclude certain populations from long-term care benefits.
06/26/2014 5:51pmA judge Thursday denied Argentina's request to extend deadlines to repay a $1.65 billion debt to U.S. hedge funds, leaving the nation few options and little time to meet a Monday deadline to make a required payment to the majority of its creditors.
06/26/2014 6:11pmThe dangers posed by a spike in oil shipments by rail extend beyond crude from the booming Bakken region of the Northern Plains and include oil produced elsewhere in the U.S. and Canada, U.S. safety officials and lawmakers said.
06/26/2014 6:21pmCalifornia's chefs and bartenders can resume legally handling food with their bare hands under a bill headed to the governor's desk that would repeal an unpopular regulation.
06/26/2014 6:41pmDespite rejection from federal health officials, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is still pushing for more animal studies to understand what health effects may surface years after the January chemical spill into West Virginia's biggest water supply.
06/26/2014 7:01pmSponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana traveled to Salem on Thursday to turn in boxes stuffed with enough signed petitions to bring their total signatures to 145,000 — far more than are needed for the measure to qualify for the November ballot.
06/26/2014 7:01pmNearly 9 million U.S. military veterans were promised free medical care through the Veterans Administration when they signed on for duty. Now the challenge for lawmakers is finding the money to fix a health care system that many say is broken.
06/26/2014 7:02pmA detention center being opened in southeastern New Mexico to deal with the surge in women caught crossing illegally with children into the U.S. from Central America will be focused on deporting the immigrants quickly, officials said Thursday.
06/26/2014 7:03pmWith 2 1/2 years remaining in his term, President Barack Obama has been blocked by Congress and is running out of steps he can take on his own to achieve his goals. So the White House is trying to maximize Obama's exposure to "real Americans," hoping that more intimate and less scripted interactions will remind struggling citizens why they voted for him in the first place.
06/26/2014 7:11pmThe Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of Las Vegas taxi drivers who say three cab companies owe them back wages for failing to pay the minimum wage, upholding a 2006 state constitutional amendment that did away with previous exemptions for some classes of workers.
06/26/2014 7:11pmChicago Public Schools official say a reduced number of students expected in the fall has prompted the layoff of teachers and other staff.
06/26/2014 7:21pmArizona's workplace safety agency confirmed Thursday that it has launched a review of the rape of a teacher inside a state prison classroom.
06/26/2014 7:32pmThe government wants to dramatically reduce the allowable height of potentially thousands of buildings near airports around the country — a proposal that is drawing fire from real estate developers, local officials and members of Congress who say it will hurt property values.
06/26/2014 7:51pmA southeast Missouri man is charged with stabbing a city water department bookkeeper because his water had been shut off.
06/26/2014 8:11pmIndiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday called on Republicans to dramatically limit the federal government's role in public education, welfare programs and transportation in a speech aimed at boosting his profile among New York's powerful political donors.
06/26/2014 8:24pmWorkers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel will receive notices on Friday warning that the casino may close in two months, a union official said Thursday.
06/26/2014 9:21pmPresident Barack Obama pledged the federal government's help Thursday in recovery after massive flooding hit many parts of Minnesota this month, telling a town hall audience near the roaring Minnehaha Falls that they'll have a strong partner when they know how severe the damage is.
06/26/2014 10:21pmAn Indian official says a gas pipeline explosion has killed 13 people in Andhra Pradesh state.